Announcement

BIS comments on the Higher Education Initial Participation Rate (HEIPR) figures

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

“Our higher education reforms place students at the heart of the system, and put the sector on a more sustainable financial footing. Most new…

“Our higher education reforms place students at the heart of the system, and put the sector on a more sustainable financial footing. Most new students will not pay upfront, there will be more financial support for those from disadvantaged backgrounds and everyone will make lower monthly loan repayments than they do now once they are in well-paid jobs.”

Notes to editors:

  1. Please see figures here: http://www.bis.gov.uk/analysis/statistics/higher-education/national-statistics-releases/participation-rates-in-higher-education/HEIPR-2006-to-2011

  2. BIS’s online newsroom contains the latest press notices, speeches, as well as video and images for download. It also features an up to date list of BIS press office contacts. See http://www.bis.gov.uk/newsroom for more information.

Notes to Editors

Contact Information

Name BIS Press Office Job Title

Division COI Phone

Fax

Mobile

Email NDS.BIS@coi.gsi.gov.uk

Name Jenny Varnham Job Title

Division Department for Business, Innovation and Skills Phone 020 7215 5080 Fax

Mobile

Email jenny.varnham@bis.gsi.gov.uk